A revealing study done by the Canada West Foundation of Calgary shows that the reforms implemented to get people off of welfare did not at all really affect previous welfare users negatively.
The Coca-Cola Company recently caused a minor uproar when it hinted it might vary its soft drink prices with weather conditions.
Last spring the Frontier Centre invited a union leader from Indianapolis to visit Winnipeg, to speak on that city’s policy of “managed competition”. Stephan Fantauzzo is Executive Director of Council 62, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, and represents civic workers at the City of Indianapolis.
Well-meaning attempts by government to regulate prices usually fail. Manitoba’s highly regulated apartment market is no exception.
Advances in technology will encourage deregulation.
Angela Griffin recently spoke in Winnipeg of the recent transformations she has instilled in the government of Wellington, the capital of New Zealand. Griffin was hired to revive the legislation of Wellington, and has done so successfully. The government of Winnipeg has much to learn from her tactics.
Special Operating Agencies in Winnipeg give the city hope of re-inventing itself.